Pennsylvania Randonneurs kicks off its popular R-12 brevet series on Saturday, January 4 with the Little Britain 200k. This Figure-8 route starts in Lancaster, travels north into Berks county, returns to the start, and then explores the southern end of Lancaster County before finishing at the start. The start-finish offers several small restaurants, a Turkey Hill convenience store, and the Highland Pizza Shop which will serve as our finish control.
A few versions of this route exist. We will be using the "winter" configuration that was used last February which avoids the sometimes slippery assault on Hill Rd near Wommelsdorf and the no winter maintenance gravel Lakeside Drive near Octoraro Lake.
Event details and registration are available on the PA Randonneurs website. Please park on the north side of the parking lot next to the Landis Valley Road entrance away from the store fronts so we don't inconvenience the businesses or patrons.
The January R-12 event is free to members of PA Randonneurs as a way to promote club membership. New in 2020 is a requirement from RUSA that all brevet participants be current RUSA members. So dig out your winter togs and get your 2020 randonneuring season off to a strong start.
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